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MSNBC
Jan 28, 2013 11:00am PST
of unauthorized workers and lastly establish an improved process for admitting future workers to serve our workforce needs while simultaneously protecting all workers. other bipartisan groups of senators have stood in the same spot before trumpeting similar proposals but we believe this will be the year congress finally gets it done. the politics on this issue have been turned upside down. for the first time ever, there's more political risk in opposing immigration reform than in supporting it. we believe we have a window of opportunity to act. but we will only succeed if the effort is bipartisan. by their presence today, my republican colleagues are making a significant statement about the need to fix our broken immigration system. we democrats are equally serious. we do not want immigration as a wedge issue. much rather we want a bipartisan bill that solves the problem and becomes law. we recognize that in order to pass bipartisan legislation none of us can get everything we want. that's why our framework says we can address the status of people living here illegally while at the same ti
MSNBC
Jan 30, 2013 11:00am PST
and solidarity. that's what makes them so powerful. >> lastly, i have to ask you, do you believe those who want to see a gun legislation passed are doing enough outreach to people who feel that they have a right and know they have a right to own a gun, but perhaps are in the middle and willing to look at legislation and feel like they are under siege by those in the northeast or liberals. is there enough outreach at this point? >> i think there is enough outrage among the gun owning community. the majority of nra members support a check and a ban on high capacity ammunition clips and they need to call the congress today and say we support this. the nra leadership represents the gun industry. the capitol management and remington smith and wesson and bushmast bushmaster. that's where the money comes from. the nra members pay $35 to be a member and it costs $100 for the membership. that's a loss leader. it's just so the nra leadership can say we have numbers, but it's the gun industry who is unregulate and gives tens of millions to the nra and buying off congress. it's time for congress to find th
MSNBC
Jan 18, 2013 11:00am PST
but it's something to stay tuned and find out. >> lastly, the first lady's role in this. we saw her in that ad, web ad to supporters. what will her role in this organization be if not now than later? >> certainly, at the moment, she's helping to organize, helping to draw people in to the group. what sort of formal role she will have, what sort of role she will have in raising money or raising -- attracting, recru recruiting volunteers, we don't know and waiting to find out. it will be formally unveiled sunday at a conference for obama volunteers and staff and perhaps knowing more after that. >> another unprecedented move by the president and his supporters and showing how they've been able to pull in this vast i guess arsenal, reid, of of people from all over that got him re-elected and obviously he wants to have them stay under his umbrella throughout. it's interesting. >> that's right. it's a way of continuing the come pain. you know? the president was, you know, was far better as a campaigner than as far as energizing people than he was in office. and they're trying to continue s
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